You don’t have to spend big to have a fantastic time in St. Augustine! If you’re looking for a couple of ways to save your cash while in town, we’ve got the perfect suggestions for you. Enjoying St. Augustine on a budget is easy. From learning about our town’s history to enjoying free samples, here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy a day out without spending a dime!
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How to Visit St. Augustine on a Budget
Tour St. George Street
A trip to St. Augustine isn’t complete without a walk up and down St. George Street. This pedestrian-only thoroughfare, which is just a short walk from Agustin Inn, houses some of our city’s best restaurants, shops, and attractions. You could easily spend a full afternoon strolling from store to store, browsing and chatting with the friendly shopkeepers. When you’re hungry, you won’t have to search far to find an outstanding restaurant or cafe. There are even a few museums along St. George Street, though most charge admission to visit. You can read even more about the best of St. George Street in our blog!
Visit the St. Augustine Distillery and the San Sebastian Winery
Get a true taste of St. Augustine at these two fantastic businesses! Both offer free tours of their facilities, where you can get a behind-the-scenes look at how they make their products. With each tour, you’ll also enjoy a complimentary tasting, where you can enjoy small-batch spirits at the St. Augustine Distillery or muscadine wines at the San Sebastian Winery. You’ll even get to learn how the distillery and winery work together to reduce waste and create unique drinks with their barrel-swapping program! While the tours are at no cost, you may find yourself purchasing a bottle or two at either gift shop to take back with you. If that’s the case, remember that we have corkscrews and glasses in our lobby for our guests!
Explore Fort Matanzas
The Nation’s Oldest City has a rich and fascinating history that our guests love learning about. If diving deep into our beautiful city’s past seems like something you’d enjoy, head to Fort Matanzas! Originally built in 1742, this carefully maintained monument guarded the Matanzas Inlet against potential invading forces. It’s open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and is only accessible by the Fort Matanzas ferry. This runs hourly starting from 9:30 each morning. There’s no cost to visiting the park or riding the ferry!
Book Your Stay at Agustin Inn
If you utilize our tips on how to enjoy St. Augustine on a budget, you won’t have to sacrifice to save money. It’s just like how you won’t have to sacrifice comfort or excellent amenities to stay in the best location in town. Our historic bed and breakfast is just a short walk from our town’s best attractions. Plus, our delicious daily breakfast, complimentary to our guests, means that you won’t have to pay to enjoy the best breakfast in town! Check out our add-on attractions, where you can book fun extras at a discount. Simply include these when you book your room, and we’ll do the rest!
Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.